Reminder - Ennis (EBF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/10/14, Ennis Inc (EBF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.175, payable on 5/2/14. As a percentage of EBF's recent stock price of $16.26, this dividend works out to approximately 1.08%, so look for shares of Ennis Inc to trade 1.08% lower — all else being equal — when EBF shares open for trading on 4/10/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EBF, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.175 declared by Ennis Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EBF is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.31% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of EBF shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Ennis Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EBF's low point in its 52 week range is $13.54 per share, with $19.59 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.27.

In Tuesday trading, Ennis Inc shares are currently up about 1.6% on the day.

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